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Paint used before 1978 could contain lead. Generally, the older the paint, the higher the lead content. Lead paint in good condition is not usually a problem except in places where painted surfaces rub against each other and create dust, such as where windows open and close. Chipping, peeling or deteriorated lead paint is a common source of lead dust and is a hazard.
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